Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA

Vice Chair

AJRR Representative

Dr. Kevin J. Bozic is the inaugural Chair of the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care and a professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Bozic is a graduate of the UCSF School of Medicine and the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.  Dr. Bozic has fellowship training in Adult Reconstructive Surgery from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. 

His research interests are broadly in the fields of health policy and health care services research, and specifically in the areas of healthcare technology assessment, cost-effectiveness analysis, shared medical decision making, and the implementation and evaluation of value-based payment and delivery models. Dr. Bozic is also actively involved in numerous regional and national health policy initiatives, including the University of California Center for Health Quality and Innovation, the American Joint Replacement Registry, the Integrated Healthcare Association’s Episode of Care Payment Program, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement/Harvard Business School’s collaborative Joint Replacement Learning Community.

Dr. Bozic holds both regional and national leadership positions, including member of the Board of Trustees of the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, Chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Council on Research and Quality, and Vice Chair of the American Joint Replacement Registry.

Dr. Bozic has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation’s Clinical Research Award, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Clinician-Scientist Traveling Fellowship Award, the American Orthopaedic Association’s American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellowship, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeon’s James A. Rand Young Investigator Award, and the Orthopaedic Research Society’s William Harris Award.